Wheeler’s Promise Of EPA ‘Certainty’ Agenda Draws Skepticism, Derision

March 14, 2019
EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler’s promise that the agency's agenda will bring regulatory “certainty” is drawing a mix of skepticism and derision from observers including industry and state officials who say it either exaggerates the benefit of some actions or ignores controversial -- and legally uncertain -- rollbacks that risk creating more uncertainty. “[The agenda] only provides legal certainty if one is assuming that the Trump administration proposals are going to be held up in court,” says an industry attorney, who...

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